The most expensive funeral in the history of Ghana. It is a sad thing to lose a loved one. But there are some people who have lost their loved ones and are still mourning.
The most expensive funeral in the history of Ghana was organized by the family of the late Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first president. This funeral was held on December 27, 1972. It cost millions which translates to millions in today’s money.
So if you want to know about the most expensive funeral in Ghana’s history, read on. The Ashanti king, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is one of the wealthiest African monarchs with a total net worth of $10 million. He has no fewer than 5 Rolls Royce cars and 3 private jets. Aside from his love for expensive cars and jets, he also loves to spend money on lavish parties and funerals.
In 2007, the late king spent a whooping million on the funeral of his father Otumfuo Nana Opoku Ware II. The funeral was attended by several dignitaries, including former president John Agyekum Kufour, president Nana Akufo-Addo, former president Mahama, former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, erstwhile president Jerry Rawlings and several other African kings and presidents.
Nick Danso Abeam’s mother’s funeral is touted as the most expensive funeral in Ghana: Madam Abena Achiaa’s body was flown in a helicopter from Accra, her gold coffin Was bought $75,000 her family made over 7 billion cedis from donations, millions was spent on her burial. Which of these funerals do you think is the highest in Ghana.